Tag Archives: CEO

Twitter CEO Says Conservative Employees ‘Don’t Feel Safe’ Expressing Opinions

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the conservative employees at the social media service “don’t feel safe to express their opinions” at work. Dorsey – like his counterparts at Facebook and YouTube – has consistently said that his service isn’t biased. But the people who build Twitter are biased, Dorsey admitted in an interview last month, saying out loud what everyone already knew: Twitter, like most tech ... Read More »

Twitter CEO to Testify Before US House Panel on September 5

Twitter’s chief executive will testify before a US House of Representatives committee on September 5, the panel said on Friday, after some Republicans raised concerns about social media companies removing content from conservatives. The House Energy and Commerce Committee “intends to ask tough questions about how Twitter monitors and polices content,” Republican Representative Greg Walden, the panel’s chairman, said in a statement. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S to Sport Ceramic Body, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage, Says CEO

HIGHLIGHTS The specifications have been confirmed by CEO Lei Jun The leaked video shows no notch on the phone The phone is set to launch on March 27 Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S launch on March 27 is just around the corner and Xiaomi fans are waiting with bated breath to witness the Chinese phone maker’s next big innovation in smartphone design. Xiaomi CEO ... Read More »

Intel CEO Says Chip Flaw Damage Contained by Industry, 90 Percent Chips to Be Patched in Coming Days

HIGHLIGHTS The Meltdown security flaw only affects Intel chips Alongside, a wider-reaching Spectre flaw was also revealed Tech giants have been scrambling to update software and hardware Intel chief Brian Krzanich said Monday the impact of a recently discovered vulnerability in computer chips has been limited due to “remarkable” collaboration by the tech industry. Krzanich took the unusual step of addressing the security ... Read More »

Twitter Seeks Business Ad Dollars With Live News, CEO Tweets

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter is going after a more niche business audience With the move, it will start competing with LinkedIn Twitter has 330 million monthly active users, struggling to grow Twitter is turning its spotlight onto a new demographic in its bid to lure more advertising dollars to its social media platform: deep-pocketed business users. The microblogging service has 330 million monthly ... Read More »

Newsmaker: State fund’s CEO is all for education

While he was growing up in the township of Jouberton in Klerksdorp, North West, Lerato Nage stared poverty in the face and survived. Today, in his post as acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas), he shoulders the responsibility of addressing the plight of needy students. Nage is undeterred, saying he is not about ... Read More »

Nokia 3310 (2017) 3G variant in the pipeline, tips HMD CEO

It looks like there is hope for the Nokia fanboys in such markets where the 2G network has been dismantled to get their hands on the Nokia 3310 (2017) We say so as the HMD CEO Nummela seems to have tipped that they are working on the 3G variant of the Nokia 3310 (2017) in an interview to Finder, an ... Read More »

Yahoo’s New Male CEO Will Get Twice Marissa Mayer’s Salary

The company named board member Thomas McInerney, 52, as the head of its new spinoff company, Altaba. McInerney, former CFO at IAC media company – which owns brands such as Tinder, OKCupid, and the Princeton Review – is to get a $2 million base pay, the company announced in an SEC filing Monday. Mayer isn’t going entirely gently into the ... Read More »

Qualcomm CEO slams Apple for ‘without merit’ lawsuits

Senior executives at Qualcomm slammed Apple on Wednesday for lawsuits filed in the last week alleging the smartphone chip-maker significantly overcharged it for licensing fees. The spat saw cases filed last Friday in California and this week in Beijing and were top of mind when Qualcomm conducted an earnings call with analysts on Wednesday. For 15 minutes, Qualcomm executives criticized Apple’s moves, ... Read More »

Digital Unlocked’ initiative announced by Google CEO Sundar Pichai: Small businesses to benefit

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday, announced the launch of Digital Unlocked, an initiative to help small scale businesses and startups to go digital. An app called Primer will also be available for Android and iOS which will offer basic and advance mobile training. ‘Digital Unlocked’ launched by Google CEO Sundar Pichai RELATED STORIES Chennai Book Fair 2017 begins tomorrow: ... Read More »